Lycanium Z

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Lycanium Z
Lugarugan Z
Bag Lycanium Z Sprite.png
Lycanium Z
Artwork from Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
Introduced in Generation VII
Generation VII Bag Z-Crystals pocket icon.png Z-Crystals (USUM)

The Lycanium Z (Japanese: ルガルガンZ Lugarugan Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. It is a Pokémon-specific Z-Crystal associated with Lycanroc and allows it to upgrade its Stone Edge into the special Z-Move Splintered Stormshards.

In the core series games


Games Cost Sell price


Bag Lycanium Z Sprite.png Bag item

Can create Lycanium Z held items for the player's Pokémon.

Held Lycanium Z Sprite.png Held item

In battle

Allows Lycanroc (or a Pokémon transformed into Lycanroc) to upgrade its Stone Edge into the special Z-Move Splintered Stormshards.

Unaffected by item negating effects (such as Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot remove a Z-Crystal from a Pokémon.

Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.

Outside of battle

A held Lycanium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is traded between players.


Bag item

Games Description
USUM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade Lycanroc's Stone Edge to an exclusive Z-Move.

Held item

Games Description
USUM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades Lycanroc's Stone Edge to a Z-Move.


Games Method
USUM Malie City (from Hau after battling him)


This is artwork of the Lycanium Z as seen on the official Pokémon Global Link.

Dream Lycanium Z Sprite.png
Lycanium Z

In the anime

A Lycanium Z in the anime

In Guiding an Awakening!, Ash received a Lycanium Z from Nanu as a reward for passing the Ula'ula Island grand trial.

In the manga

A Lycanium Z in Pokémon Adventures

Pokémon Adventures

Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon arc

In Shock!! Father in the Pendant!, Kahili was revealed to have found a Lycanium Z during her six-month quest to gather as many different kinds of Z-Crystals as she could find.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 鬃岩狼人Z Jūngngàahmlòhngyàhn-Z
Mandarin 鬃岩狼人Z Zōngyánlángrén-Z
France Flag.png French Lougarozélite
Germany Flag.png German Wolwerockium Z
Italy Flag.png Italian Lycanrochium Z
South Korea Flag.png Korean 루가루암Z Rugaruam-Z
Poland Flag.png Polish Lycanium Z
Portugal Flag.png Portuguese Lycanium Z
Russia Flag.png Russian Лайканиум Z Laykanium Z
Spain Flag.png Spanish Lycanrostal Z

External links

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